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  • Brandon Belt to Miss Three Weeks After Appendectomy

    Brandon Belt to Miss Three Weeks After Appendectomy

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 3, 2018 at 12:32 am 0 comments

    San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt underwent an appendectomy late Friday and was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday. He was resting after the procedure and was expected to be released from a Bay Area hospital Saturday, the club said. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the procedure went […]

     
  • Clayton Kershaw Back on DL After One Start

    Clayton Kershaw Back on DL After One Start

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB June 2, 2018 at 12:22 am 0 comments

    Clayton Kershaw returned from the disabled list for all of one day before going right back on. This time, with a strained lower back. It’s similar to the injury that sidelined the Los Angeles Dodgers ace for about five weeks last season. Manager Dave Roberts feels the timeline for the […]

     
  • Steven Matz has Strained Finger, Not Headed to DL

    Steven Matz has Strained Finger, Not Headed to DL

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 31, 2018 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

    New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz has a “slight strain” of his left middle finger and is day-to-day, manager Mickey Callaway said Wednesday. Matz will not need to go on the disabled list, Callaway said. The strain is near the knuckle of the finger. The team does not know if […]

     
  • Atlanta Braves Place Ronald Acuna Jr. on DL With ACL Sprain

    Atlanta Braves Place Ronald Acuna Jr. on DL With ACL Sprain

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 28, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. is grateful that his knee and back injuries aren’t as serious as he first thought. Atlanta placed Acuna on the 10-day disabled list with a mild ACL sprain in his left knee and bruises to his knee and lower back. Acuna’s leg buckled […]

     
  • Minnesota Twins Trade Phil Hughes to San Diego Padres

    Minnesota Twins Trade Phil Hughes to San Diego Padres

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 27, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    The San Diego Padres acquired pitcher Phil Hughes and $14.5 million from the Minnesota Twins on Sunday for minor league catcher Janigson Villalobos, hoping the former All-Star can find his form in a new spot. The last-place Padres also got the 74th pick in next month’s draft from Minnesota in […]

     
  • Chicago Cubs Place Yu Darvish on DL

    Chicago Cubs Place Yu Darvish on DL

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 26, 2018 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

    Just when it looked like Yu Darvish might be rounding back into form, the Chicago Cubs right-hander suffered another setback. Cubs manager Joe Maddon hopes it won’t be a major one. The Cubs placed Darvish on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with right triceps tendinitis, continuing his rough season. Darvish […]

     
  • Mariners Add Denard Span, Alex Colome From Rays

    Mariners Add Denard Span, Alex Colome From Rays

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 25, 2018 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    Rather than waiting to see where the Seattle Mariners are sitting by the time the trade market heats up, general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to be proactive. Rewarding a strong start in spite of numerous injuries and the suspension of Robinson Cano, the Mariners pulled off the first big trade […]

     
  • New York Mets Sign Veteran Jose Bautista

    New York Mets Sign Veteran Jose Bautista

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 22, 2018 at 11:04 pm 0 comments

    Needing outfielders with both Juan Lagares and Yeonis Cespedes on the disabled, the New York Mets signed veteran outfielder Jose Bautista for the remainder of the season, mere days after his release from the Atlanta Braves. Arriving at the ballpark mere hours before the start of Tuesday’s game, he doubled […]

     
  • Cardinals’ Jordan Hicks Throws Two 105 MPH Pitches Sunday

    Cardinals’ Jordan Hicks Throws Two 105 MPH Pitches Sunday

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 20, 2018 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

    St. Louis Cardinals rookie right-hander Jordan Hicks hit 105 mph on the radar gun twice Sunday, becoming the first pitcher to throw multiple pitches at that speed in the same game in the past 10 seasons. Current New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman is the only other pitcher to hit […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays Give Saturday Start to Reliever Sergio Romo

    Tampa Bay Rays Give Saturday Start to Reliever Sergio Romo

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB May 19, 2018 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

    The Tampa Bay Rays have been experimenting with their pitching staff all season, and now they are trying something manager Kevin Cash calls “unheard of.” On Saturday night, the Rays gave veteran reliever Sergio Romo the first start of his career. Romo struck out the side on 18 pitches in […]